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Simons Foundation to Award up to $1 Million in Research Grants
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Simons Foundation

University of California Berkeley Physics professor Eliot Quataert will get up to $1 million from the Simons Foundation to explore his specialty, space mysteries such as black holes and gas clouds as...more
Bloomberg Contributes $50 Million
Foundation: Gates Foundation

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MAyor Mike Bloomberg contributes $50 million in support to family planning. The money will help poor women across the globe gain access to...more
Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation Provides Over $90,000 Grants to Local Health Interventions

The Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation provided over $93,379 in grants to 12 local health interventions previously approved as part of the 5 Healthy Towns Project. The tax-exempt foundation awards...more
Association of Fundraising Professionals Minnesota Honors Philanthropists
Foundation: George Family Foundation

Penny and Bill George of the George Family Foundation will be honored as Outstanding Individual Philanthropists by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Minnesota Chapter for their outstanding...more
Allstate Foundation Awards $55,000 Grant to Writers Theatre
Foundation: Allstate Foundation

Allstate Foundation recently issued $55,000 grants to Writers Theatre for the addition of a Tessitura Network software. The Tessitura software will enable the theatre to enhance its ticketing and...more
Philanthropist Jean Case encourages conversations about failure
Foundation: Case Foundation

Jean Case, Chief Executive of the Case Foundation believes in embracing failure because it will enhance one’s ability to succeed in the future. In order to facilitate this, she holds "Fail Fests,"...more
Harold H. Bate Foundation, Inc. Awards $30,000

The Harold H. Bate Foundation, Inc. has awarded a $30,000 grant to Monarch to help enhance the Monarch Ability Garden Integrating Community and Land or M.A.G.I.C.A.L. The Harold H. Bate Foundation...more
Poverty Has Become Too Costly

In The Courant's agenda list for the state for 2014, Connecticut should bring its attention to poverty as it has gotten too expensive. Programs such as food stamps, Medicaid and Head Start, and...more
Petaluma Community Foundation Celebrates Spirit of Giving

The Petaluma Community Foundation held its fourth annual Community Celebration and the event was renamed the Denny Murray Grant Awards and Community Celebration in honor of J.D. "Denny" Murray, a...more
Vale Canada Supports PLAY Program

The Petaluma Community Foundation held its fourth annual Community Celebration and the event was renamed the Denny Murray Grant Awards and Community Celebration in honor of J.D. "Denny" Murray, a...more




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